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Unicode Keyboard

by Jordan Hipwell
iPhone iPad Watch Reference Requires iOS 15.0, iPadOS 15.0


About UniChar — Unicode Keyboard

UniChar is a powerful yet beautiful Unicode character app and keyboard that allows you to quickly find, type, and work with special symbols.

“UniChar is a cool little app and keyboard, and offers access to a huge world of Unicode characters that are otherwise absent within the standard iOS keyboard.”
– iDownloadBlog

"On the Mac, you can type any character [with] the Emoji & Symbols viewer ... The selection on iOS is much more limited ... But UniChar changes that."
– Cult of Mac

"This iOS keyboard app will give you all the Unicode characters you’ll ever need."
– lifehacker

“It’s a full-featured utility for searching and copying symbols … it’s always nice to see a developer who’s dedicated to improving this kind of utility over time and adopting new features … it's a very handy app.”
– AppStories

UniChar features thousands of symbols organized neatly into categories as well as a complete Unicode table.* You can quickly search for the symbol you’re looking for by name or by drawing, type symbols in any app with the custom keyboard, and collect your favorite symbols to access them even quicker.

For developers, UniChar is an efficient tool to work with Unicode code points and HTML entities. Revamp your workflow with Universal Clipboard – copy on your iPhone, paste on your Mac. Or use UniChar alongside other apps with Multitasking support on iPad.

◉ Work with characters and their info – name, code point, HTML entity
◉ Browse curated categories in grid or list view
◉ Access the entire Unicode table by character blocks
◉ Jump to a specific block or code point
◉ Search for symbols by name, info, or even by drawing**
◉ Collect and organize your favorite symbols
◉ Quickly copy character info to the clipboard
◉ Insert symbols into the text field and compose text using the system keyboard
◉ Share your text via Messages, Twitter, AirDrop, etc – or open the text in other apps

◎ Type special symbols in any app
◎ Browse curated categories of symbols
◎ Quickly input your recently used and favorite characters
◎ Designed to compliment the Emoji keyboard

Drawings Widget
■ View stats for how many drawings you've submitted
■ Tap to open the app and help improve Search by Drawing

Legacy Widget
□ Convenient access to your recently used and favorite characters
□ Copy to the clipboard with a single tap
□ Drag and drop character info into other apps

Apple Watch App
◆ Quickly access your favorites and recents
◆ Copy character info to your iPhone’s clipboard
◆ Add your favorite symbol to your watch face

iMessage App
◇ Send symbol stickers to your friends
◇ Create stickers for any Unicode character
◇ Utilize your stickers in the Messages camera and FaceTime

And More
● Beautiful and simple design
● Light and dark mode
● Handoff support
● Spotlight Search integration
● Drag and Drop
● Keyboard shortcuts and navigation
● Multitasking support including Split View, Slide Over, and Multiple Windows
● Support for adding links to characters in Quick Note
● Siri integration including support for 'Hey Siri remind me about this' and 'Hey Siri share this'
● Accessibility support including Dynamic Type, VoiceOver, and Voice Control
● Universal app for iPhone, iPad, and Apple silicon Mac
● No ads, no tracking, no subscriptions

* All Categories can be unlocked via a one-time in-app purchase.

** Search by Drawing is powered by machine learning algorithms. As you draw, an on-device convolutional neural network processes your drawing to predict which symbols it matches. You can help improve symbol recognition by submitting your own drawings!

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